SaltStack is the complete systems and configuration management for fast and scalable deployment and automation of any cloud. Salt is used to orchestrate and control physical and virtual infrastructure while providing systems automation for the DevOps toolchain. The Salt open source project was launched in February of 2011 and is now one of the fastest-growing, most-active communities in the world. SaltStack was founded in August 2012 to support the Salt project and to deliver commercialized SaltStack Enterprise software packaged for the world's most-dynamic large and small businesses. SaltStack was named to the GitHub Octoverse Top 10 list for 2012 and was a BlackDuck Rookie of the Year for 2011.